Core Activities

Core Activities

Teachers’ Training Seminars

Teachers’ Training Seminars were conducted and evaluated in 5 countries.

The aim of Training Seminars is:

  • Sensitization of teachers on gender stereotyping, IPV/dating/sexual violence in adolescents and child abuse and neglect issues (theoretical training)
  • Building capacity of teachers in order to be able to implement Workshops with children and adolescents (students) at schools (mainly experiential training in small groups, but also theoretical training)
  • Building capacity of teachers in order to be able to identify, handle and appropriately refer for further support children who are victims of CAN and/or who are exposed on IPV at home (witnesses of IPV), as well as adolescents who are victims of IPV, dating violence or sexual violence.
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Adolescents’ Awareness Raising Workshops

Adolescents’ awareness raising workshops entitled “Building Healthy Intimate Relationships” were conducted and evaluated in 5 countries aiming to contribute to primary and secondary prevention of violence in the romantic/intimate relationships of adolescents. Namely, the specially trained teachers implemented workshops with adolescents (at schools), aiming to raise adolescents’ awareness on the harmful effects of gender stereotyping, IPV/dating violence/gender based violence and sexual violence and to encourage the development of attitudes of zero tolerance towards violence against girls and women at a relatively young age, with the ultimate goal being to promote the development of healthy, equal and violent-free relationships.

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Greece: 1st Seminar

 

On 1st-3rd April 2015 was successfully held the 3-day Training Seminar of Teachers and Professionals who work with children/adolescents/young people who are either hosted or visiting the facilities of organizations offering services to vulnerable and/or high risk groups of children/adolescents. The Seminar was organized by the project’s coordinator (EAVN, Greece) in collaboration with the Project’s Partner “The Smile of the Child” and a total of 20 trainees attended the seminar that was held in Athens in the Studio “YouSmile“.

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Greece: 2nd Seminar

2nd Training Seminar

On 31st October - 2nd November 2015 was successfully held the 2nd 3-day Training Seminar of Secondary Education Teachers in Greece. The Seminar was organized by the project’s coordinator (EAVN) and a total of 52 trainees attended the seminar that was held in Athens in "Acropolis Hill Hotel".

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Greece: 3rd Seminar

3rd Training Seminar

On 5-7 December 2015 was successfully held the 3rd 3-day Training Seminar of Secondary Education Teachers in Greece. The Seminar was organized by the project’s coordinator (EAVN) and a total of 21 trainees attended the seminar that was held in Athens in "Acropolis Hill Hotel".

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Croatia: 1st & 2nd Seminar

Teachers Training Seminars in Croatia 

CESI- Center for Education, Counselling and Research implemented two training seminars for high-school teachers in Croatia. First seminar was held from 12th - 15th of November 2015 and a second one from 26th -29th of November 2015 in Donja Stubica, in the hotel Terme Jezercica. Total of 53 trainees attended the seminars. The goal of the seminars was to raise awareness on issues related to gender stereotypes, gender-based violence and gender equality and build teachers' capacities to implement the “GEAR against IPV II” workshops with students at schools. The seminar included both theoretical and a practical part conducted via simulated workshop, with teachers adopting the role of students.

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Romania: 1st & 2nd Seminar

Training Seminars in Romania

The Association for Liberty and Gender Equality - A.L.E.G. implemented two intensive training seminars for high-school teachers and school counselors in Sibiu/Romania. The goal of the seminars was to raise awareness on issues related to gender stereotypes, gender-based violence and gender equality and build teachers' and school councilors' capacities to implement the “GEAR against IPV II” workshops with students in their schools but also to provide support to students experiencing abuse in their relationship and/or in their families.

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Spain: 1st Seminar

1st Training Seminar in Spain

Unitary Platform against Gender Violence - Plataforma unitària contra les violències de gènere (PUCVG) implemented the 1st training seminar for high school teachers in Barcelona (Spain) from 7th October to 25th of November 2015 (8 sessions) in Rosa Sensat Teacher’s Association premises.

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Cyprus: 1st Seminar

1st Training Seminar in Cyprus

The Mediterranean Institute of Gender Studies (MIGS) implemented a 3-day training seminar for high-school teachers in Nicosia (Cyprus).

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Greece

Adolescents' Awareness Raising Workshops "Building Healthy Intimate Relationships" in Greece

Upon finalization of the two training seminars of 73 teachers of secondary education in 2015, and with the permission of the Hellenic Ministry of Education, started in the 2015-2016 school year the implementation of Experiential Awareness Raising Workshops of students on issues related to gender stereotypical attitudes, gender equality and of gender-based violence in adolesents' relationships.

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